Free

  1. CMC Thursday Night Poetry Jam

    Gainesville’s longest-running open mic poetry reading–25 years and counting. All styles invited–from Beat to Baroque, formal to freestyle, spoken word to academic, and everything in between. All forms of word-based art welcome: poetry of every possible sort, short prose, miniature theatrical pieces, word-centered performance art,…

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  2. Art After Dark

    Join the Harn Museum of Art every Thursday for extended hours. The extended hours offer Harn visitors more time to explore the permanent collection, experience special exhibitions and shop in the store. On select Art After Dark evenings, the Harn will offer light bites and…

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  3. Weekend Tours of the Harn

    Enjoy a friendly discussion about the museum’s exhibitions with a free Docent-led tour on the third Saturday of every month. Groups of 10 or more may schedule a tour three weeks in advance by contacting tours@harn.ufl.edu.

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  4. The Roots of American Music: Blues and Beyond pt.1

    UF Honors Professor Dr. Ed Kellerman presents a multi-media interactive presentation on the origins of Delta blues, its spread throughout the region, the movers and shakers, and the blues recording industry.

  5. Monthly Stitch n Bxtch

    Join us at the Repurpose Project’s Community Center for the monthly Stitch ‘n Bxtch! Work on a sewing project or another craft! Sewing machines will be provided; please feel free to bring your own materials or work-in-progress projects, or shop the store for materials like…

  6. Artist Meetup

    Gainesville Fine Arts Association is proud to present Artist Meetups every second Thursday of the month from 5:30-7:00 PM. Join in conversation about the current exhibitions. Exhibiting artists are strongly encouraged to attend and speak about their work. This event is free and open to…

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  7. Carillon Recital

    The Saturday Evening   Concert Series offers listeners the chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a 50-minute recital. Programs are distributed at the south base of the tower and listeners are encouraged to find a location at least 100 feet from the tower for…

  8. Jazz on the Green Series

    4949 Celebration Pointe Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608 The Second Saturday of Every Month – 7 PM to 9 PM If you enjoy Jazz you will love this series!  Bring your lawn chair, enjoy the open air show in the cool of the evening! 5/13  Gruv…